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Spalding, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Needed a 3night stay in Penzance on a budget so chose this establishment,it cost me £23. per night breakfast included, single room, bed, toilet, shower, coffee and tea, hand basin plus tv, everything i needed, landlady Cathy was nice and accommodating even washing out and filling my flask with hot coffee for my 400 mile drive home at no extra...

Thank Rick H
Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Despite the warm welcome I cannot recommend you stay here,in fact it should be a last resort. The guest house is in dire need of a good clean and more over some major refurbishment. The carpet and mats in the hall is a prime example of how dirty the place is, not a great first impression. The room was very...

Thank Chris T
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I see there are a lot of negative reviews on this site about the B and B. We found it perfectly ok. Yes a bit run down and basic, a rather old fashioned type guest house, but good value for money. The room was warm, bathroom was clean, no problems with dirty linen and we had a TV and tea...

Thank deborahdjevans
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was a very conveniently place B&B - very close to town, train and bus station and harbor. The host was very friendly and helpful, especially in finding us a parking spot. However it is very run down and needs some serious money being spent on it - especially on plumbing and electricals.

Thank BrianMc43
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

it doesn't cost lots of money to make the guest room nice and clean.If i have some extra money i can suport to make it comfortable for everyone.I am not really annoying fussy person,so after 20min we've booked another hotel,of course paid cancellation fee and fly away.

Thank Surdo F
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Having just logged onto tripadvisor to read the reviews I was shocked. The room my partner and I stayed in was lovely, clean and pretty. Coffee, hot chocolate and tea was provided. A small travel kettle and complementary shower gel. No issues at all. For the location and area, price was reasonable with breakfast included. Would stay again.

2Thank Rebekah B
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is the worst bed and breakfast we have ever stayed in.we arrived to find the lady had gone out ,she showed us our room it has a damp smell to it ,there was blood on the cushion on the bed ,light switch hanging off the fall,bathroom was awful.we stayed one night,we got up at 5 the next morning and...

1Thank Angela G
whitewayskg, Owner at Whiteways Guest House, responded to this review

I would like to say i always try to contact guests regarding time of arrival as not all guests give expected times since the unfortunate loss of my husband six months ago i am trying to continue on my own i do need to go shopping on this occasion i was 5 mins away in the town as soon as...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The owner of this ramshackle little place was pleasant enough, but not much else was. The decor here was a very grim affair, the first thing I noticed. Moreover, the shower was utterly tiny, the fittings in both ensuite and bedroom were poorly finished, the mattress was like a squidgy fat person, and the breakfast was greasier than Silvio Berlusconi....

1Thank DragonIII
whitewayskg, Owner at Whiteways Guest House, responded to this review

Hi i would like to let guests know mattresses have been replaced where applicable in april of this year

Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Booked this online without really doing any research so my fault really. Stayed here years ago but that must have been in a different universe because I wouldn't have if I'd seen photos. The place is untidy,dusty,dirty and not very welcoming at all and that's a shame because it's an ideal location near the station,harbour and town but will not...

1Thank Trevor V
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I booked this very last minute without reading the reviews - that was a mistake. Pretty much what everyone else has been saying - the place is not clean, the furniture is old and tatty, I had the room with the shower next to the bed which made the room feel a bit damp, the window rattled in its frame,...

Thank Saz1515
whitewayskg, Owner at Whiteways Guest House, responded to this review

Due to serious illness and my not running guest house through 2015 left with staff all issues have now been dealt with hopefully no more seriosly bad reviews

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Whiteways Guest House

Address: 1 East Terrace, Penzance TR18 2TD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Penzance
Price Range: ₹ 4,254 - ₹ 6,152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whiteways Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The sea front”
 of 5 bubbles DragonIII, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel!!”
  • Bathroom extracter fan caked in dust
  • Dirty radiator coming away from the wall
  • Dirty carpet and someone else's toenail
  • Dirty carpet and tatty finishing job
  • Mouldy shower hose and bar coming away from the wall
  • Mouldy shower
 of 5 bubbles eirenc, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Don't use this establishment”
 of 5 bubbles duncang607, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
 of 5 bubbles L8856JCsarahn, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Book a double or avoid room 1 as it has the shower cubicle next to the bed.”
 of 5 bubbles laurapB8608WS, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
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